Backup Master: Western Digital Media Center

How Much Does "Mobility" Weigh?

The Media Center can become quite a heavy load to schlep around in your laptop case. Even when it's "naked" it weighs 1.45 kilograms - add a power supply and cable and it weighs in at 1.96 kilograms. These weight values do not take into account FireWire and USB cables.

Test Setup

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ProcessorIntel Pentium 4, 2.0 GHz256 kB L2 Cache (Willamette)
MainboardIntel 845EBTIntel 845E ChipsetBIOS BT84520A.86A.0024.P10
Memory256 MB DDR/PC2100, CL2.0Micron/Crucial
Controlleri845E UltraDMA/100 Controller (ICH4)On-Board USB 2.0 (ICH4)On-Board FireWire
Graphics CardATI Radeon SDRAM, 32 MB
Network3COM 905TX PCI 100 MBit
OSWindows XP Pro 5.10.2600 SP1
Benchmarks & Measurements
Performance MeasurementsZD WinBench 99 - Disk Inspection Testc't h2benchw 3.6
Graphics Driver5.1.2001.0 (Windows XP Standard)
IDE DriverIntel Application Accelerator 2.3
DirectX Version9.0a
Screen Resolution1024x768, 16 Bit, 85 Hz refresh